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Jeff Jacoby

Do some victims deserve less justice?

By Jeff Jacoby
Globe Columnist / May 16, 2007

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BY A VOTE of 237 to 180, the House of Representatives voted on May 3 to broaden the federal hate-crime law, extending it to violent attacks based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. During debate on the bill, majority leader Steny Hoyer offered the familiar argument that crimes motivated by hatred are worse than other violent crimes and ... (Full article: 759 words)

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